To reverse the damaged, dull hair and treat split ends, all your hair needs is a hot oil treatment and it can be done at home without paying a visit to the spa. The vitamins and essential fatty acids naturally found in coconut oil nourish the scalp and help to remove sebum build-up from hair follicles. Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants, and has antiviral, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. It helps improve the scalp health and supports hair growth.
Benefits of Coconut Oil for hair:
Lauric acid – penetrate the hair shaft, nourishing the hair with vitamins, minerals and fatty acids. Moisturizes and conditions hair
Essential nutrients – improves the overall health of the hair, prevents balding and grey hair.
Rich in vitamin E – helps to reduce dandruff, nourishes split ends and make hair follicles healthy. Softens and smoothens dry hair locks.
Has antiviral, antimicrobial and antifungal properties – to make the scalp healthier, free from fungus, and moisturized.
You will need:
- Coconut Oil – 1-2 Tbsp
- Pure Lavender Essential Oil or rosemary oil- 2-3 Drops
In a bowl, add warm coconut oil and add in essential oil. Stir well.
Apply a warm mixture of coconut oil and lavender essential oil on scalp at night. Massage the oil for about 10 mins to will increase blood circulation.
Use a shower cap, plastic wrap, or old t-shirt to cover your head and wrap it up so that your hair is completely covered. Leave it on overnight and then wash and rinse your hair the next morning.
Coconut Oil along with essential oil is one of the most effective natural treatments for extremely damaged, over processed, heat styled hair. Hot oil massage stimulates faster hair growth and restores the shine and bounce to your hair while repairing the damage. For extreme dry hair, apply this deep conditioning treatment, once a week. READ MORE – Top Essential Oils for faster Hair Growth